The largest economically exploitable reserves of Caliche Ore are in northern Chile, and SQM holds the larger part of them. Iodine is produced from this ore, and SQM has the world's largest production capacity. Iodine is a core business for SQM, so we are committed with the development of the iodine industry.

SQM obtain the Certification ISO 9001:2008 to the Quality Management System for the production and sale of Iodine, thereby we demonstrate our commitment with the customer satisfaction, as well as, our commitment to improve our process continuously.